U-99 Kapitänleutnant Otto Kretschmer (Knights Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords). This is a museum quality reproduction of Otto der Schweiger (Silent Otto's). Cap that has been made to represent a long war patrol piece. The body of the cap is made from old blue wool that shows signs of rust and humidity staining from deep within the bowels of the Iron Coffin; a black wool cap band, genuine old leather chin strap, and a beautifully aged lambskin leather sweat band.The insignia and visor are made from hand embroidered gold wire bullion with an aged patina. Their caps were highly sought after by U-boat commanders. Inserted inside the cap label is an aged copy of. The cap also comes fitted with a solid brass copy of the boat's infamous horseshoe emblem and will come complete with eagle badge attached. A perfect cap for your museum and Kriegsmarine collection.
The cap you see in the pictures is the cap you will get. German submarine U-99 was a Type VIIB U-boat of the Kriegsmarine during World War II. She was laid down on 31 March 1939 at the Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft in Kiel as yard number 593. She was launched on 12 March 1940 under the command of Korvettenkapitän Otto Kretschmer and was assigned to the 7th U-boat Flotilla based in Kiel and later in St Nazaire. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Uniforms".
The seller is "warbooty" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.